Asked whether the UK is telling “barefaced lies” over the incident with HMS Defender, as reportedly alleged by Russian foreign..
HMS Defender (D36)
Type 45 destroyer
HMS Defender is the fifth of the Type 45 or Daring-class air-defence destroyers built for the Royal Navy. She is the eighth ship to bear the name. Construction of Defender began in 2006, and she was launched in 2009. The ship completed her first sea trials in October and November 2011, and was commissioned during March 2013.